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Ayman Idris

Humphrey Fellow - Sudan

Ayman Idris

Admission Date: Fall 2016
Completion Date: Fall 2017


Ayman Idris was most recently Chief Innovation Officer at Banan Information Technologies, Sudan's largest IT services provider.  His interest lies in the nexus of technology, policy and innovation. Ayman wants to investigate the impact of policy initiatives and legislation on the proliferation of business opportunities in the tech industry and explore how government-sponsored, pro-innovation policymaking can help local tech-based entrepreneurial ecosystems thrive.  He earned a Master's in Innovation Management from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden and a B.Sc. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Khartoum, Sudan.